S. 631 (113th): Healthy Families Act


Mar 20, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 20, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Mar 20, 2013
Length: 49 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.

Summary (CRS)

3/20/2013--Introduced.Healthy Families Act - Requires certain employers, who employ 15 or more employees for each working day during 20 or more workweeks a year, to permit each employee to earn ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 20, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 631”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


23 cosponsors (22D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 984 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 2011

H.R. 1286 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 20, 2013

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